Praying with Fringes 02/03/16 – there are comings and goings from miles away

Ask Me William Stafford Sometime when the river is ice ask me mistakes I have made. Ask me whether what I have done is my life. Others have come in their slow way into my thought, and some have tried to help or to hurt: ask me what difference their strongest love or hate has … Continue reading Praying with Fringes 02/03/16 – there are comings and goings from miles away

Prayer with Fringes 11/03/2015 – the way one moment can be raised out of the river of our lives

from Giving Rocks to Rocks Ellen Bass and The Book of Hours Joyce Sutphen All: We lift one rough weight, making it sacred, the way one moment can be raised out of the river of our lives. Reader: There was that one hour sometime in the middle of the last century. It was autumn, and … Continue reading Prayer with Fringes 11/03/2015 – the way one moment can be raised out of the river of our lives